Turkey’s military had good intentions for its country in attempted coup

The Republic of Turkey, commonly known as Turkey, is an interesting country. It was formed in 1923 and sits geographically on two continents: Europe and Asia.  Its history is as rich as its ethnic cultures. There are communities of black people (who speak Turkish) called Afro Turks, who emigrated from Africa and assimilated into Ottoman culture. There…

Cincinatti Zoo gorilla not at fault. The parent of the boy is.

This whole Gorilla shooting thing is going way out of control. I find it hard to blame the zoo for not keeping an eye on one of its guest’s children.  Although I don’t have a child, I know what it takes to prevent your toddler from falling into an enclosed animal area at the zoo….

Why Can’t a Woman Star in the Space Jam 2 Movie?

There’s going to be a sequel to Space Jam starring LeBron James, The Hollywood Reporter announced on Monday. The film will be directed by Justin Lin, who’s known for his work on the Fast & Furious films.  My initial reaction to the news of another Space Jam was excitement because I loved the film as a…

Prince, a Man of Many Names and Music Hits, Has Died

Today the world lost a legend. He was an icon in the music industry. He was a gifted individual that most humans had never been able to surmount, except for maybe one.* The man we lost today, at the age of 57, was a Minneapolis-born musician known as Prince. The pop icon blended soul and…

Black History Month

During February, black people are recognized for their innovative works, their civil rights movement and other accomplishments in US history. As a black American woman, Black History Month symbolizes a few things to me: respect, encouragement, education. It is among the one time that non-black people are forced to show respect to black people. They…